Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Give not that which is holy unto the dogs, neither cast ye your pearls before swine, lest they trample them under their feet, and turn again and rend you.

Bible References


Matthew 10:14
And whoever does not welcome you or listen to your words, shake off the dust from your feet [as you] are going out of that house or [that] town.
Matthew 15:26
And he answered [and] said, "It is not right to take the children's bread and throw [it] to the dogs!"
Proverbs 9:7
He who corrects a scoffer gains abuse for himself, and he who rebukes the wicked {gets hurt}.
Proverbs 23:9
In the ears of a fool do not speak, for he will despise the wisdom of your words.
Proverbs 26:11
Like a dog returning to his vomit [is] a fool reverting to his folly.
Acts 13:45
But [when] the Jews saw the crowds, they were filled with jealousy, and began contradicting what was being said by Paul [by] reviling [him].
Philippians 3:2
Beware of the dogs, beware of the evil workers, beware of the mutilation.
Hebrews 6:6
and having fallen away, to renew [them] again to repentance, [because they] have crucified again for themselves the Son of God and held him up to contempt.
Hebrews 10:29
How much worse punishment do you think the person will be considered worthy of who treats with disdain the Son of God and who considers ordinary the blood of the covenant by which he was made holy and who insults the Spirit of grace?
2 Peter 2:22
The [statement] of the true proverb has happened to them, "A dog returns to its own vomit," and "A sow, [after] washing herself, [returns] to wallowing in the mud."


Proverbs 11:22
A ring of gold in [the] snout of a pig [is] a woman [who is] beautiful but without discretion.


Matthew 22:5
But they paid no attention [and] went away--this one to his own field, that one to his business.
Matthew 24:10
And then many will be led into sin and will betray one another and will hate one another,
2 Corinthians 11:26
[I have been] on journeys many times, in dangers from rivers, in dangers from robbers, in dangers from [my own] people, in dangers from the Gentiles, in dangers in the city, in dangers in the wilderness, in dangers at sea, in dangers because of false brothers,
2 Timothy 4:14
Alexander the metalworker did me much harm; may the Lord pay back to him according to his deeds,

General references

Proverbs 29:9
[If] a wise man goes to court with a foolish man, then there is rankling and ridicule, but there is no relief.
Isaiah 36:21
But they were silent and did not answer him a word, for the command of the king was, "You must not answer him."
Mark 8:13
And he left them, got into [the boat] again, [and] went to the other side.
1 Corinthians 14:38
But if anyone ignores [this], he is ignored.